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Flight For Life adds chaplain to the team
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:38:12 AM

Amelie Buchanan, an experienced trauma chaplain with St. Anthony's, recently joined the Flight For Life staff. Buchanan has been doing rotations with the staff to get a feel for the work they do. Photo by Jason P. Smith

PMS sufferers unite! Search on for world’s worst case of PMS
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:40:18 AM

Do you suffer from the worst premenstrual syndrome in the world? If you do then you might be rewarded for all your pain and suffering.

Colorado Senate Bill Calls For “State Health Care Reform Assembly”
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:41:22 AM

Senator Deanna Hanna, who is a registered nurse, has introduced Senate Bill 73 entitled, “State Health Care Reform Assembly”, which emphasizes the need for comprehensive health care reform to provide health care access to all Colorado residents.

Ground is broken on new medical center in Fredrick
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:42:01 AM

Ground recently was broken on the construction of the Carbon Valley Medical Center, which will be located at 6600 East Firestone Boulevard in Firestone, Colo.

The Heart of the Matter: Literature, Medicine and Values - A reading discussion program sponsored by St. Anthony Hospitals Senior Programs
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:42:51 AM

For the past thirty years, there has been a lively conversation among very different disciplines—medicine, philosophy, literary studies—on the intrinsic value and the appropriate method of linking literature and biomedical ethics.

Innovative Nursing program to help curb shortage Kaiser Permanente, Exempla Healthcare provide grant
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:46:37 AM

In what is believed to be one of the first programs of its kind in the nation, Colorado Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente and Exempla Healthcare have provided a $394,000 grant to help get nurses into the workforce faster.

Denver Health awarded national COPD research grant
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:47:22 AM

Denver Health is part of a $25 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) five-year research grant to develop “novel strategies” for reducing crisis incidents among patients with acute chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD), or emphysema and chronic bronchitis.

Denver Chapter AACN Proud to Host National Presenter Maurene Harvey for the 2004 CCRN Review Course
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:48:50 AM

Maurene Harvey, MPH, RN, CCRN, has been a critical care nurse for 36 years. She received her RN diploma in 1966 from the California Hospital School of Nursing in Los Angeles, and continued her education at California State University, Northridge, where she received her BS in 1975 and her MPH in 1985, both summa cum laude. She has been a fellow in the American College of Critical Care Medicine since 1989 and has served on the governing board of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. This group, predominantly composed of physicians, elected her as its first nurse president in 1992. File photo

Nurse helps explore cutting-edge spinal cord treatment
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:51:24 AM

Charlotte Starnes is part of a team at Craig Hospital working on a groundbreaking experimental treatment for severe spinal cord injury. Photo by Mike Lee

First Long-Term Liposuction Study Will Ask, “Does Fat Come Back?”
Posted: 2/23/2004 at 10:52:26 AM

Researchers at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center will conduct the first federally-funded, long-term study of body fat changes in patients following liposuction surgery. A small study conducted at CU-Health Sciences Center in 1991 showed the body replaced fat after it was removed in some patients, and the same research team has received NIH funding to investigate the findings further.

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